Conditions affecting the heart and blood vessels:

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Disorders - Recommended Diet Prescription/Modifications

Atherosclerosis – Fat controlled, calorie restricted, sodium restricted, high fiber

Congestive heart failure – Sodium restricted; calorie-restricted, low fiber; bland small frequent feedings; fluid restricted

Coronary heart disease – Fat controlled, calorie restricted, sodium restricted; high fiber

Hyperlipidemias – Fat controlled, calorie restricted, carbohydrate controlled

Hypertension – Low sodium; calorie-restricted; High potassium; Fat controlled

Myocardial Infarction – Low sodium; Calorie restricted; low fiber; bland; small frequent feedings; moderate temperature foods; fat-controlled